A Message From Our Founder: The Importance of Play

Play is a universal need – even for adults. While many of us know how important it is for our children to play, we may forget to make time for play in our own lives. As Brian Sutton-Smith said, “The opposite of play is not work, it is depression.”

By |2019-04-09T09:57:41-07:00April 9th, 2019|Blog, Inside Monti Kids|0 Comments

Pets and Children: 6 Reasons Furry Friends are an Opportunity for Montessori Learning

Pets are beloved members of our home and school communities, a great opportunity for science and language learning, and a chance for your little one to develop the ability to care for something that they love.

By |2019-04-01T13:17:35-07:00April 1st, 2019|Blog, Montessori Tips|6 Comments

How to Dress Your Baby: 8 Montessori Tips on What to Wear for Play

Clothing is an important aspect of Montessori because it is critical for encouraging independence in your child. And the smallest changes can make such a difference! Here are some of our go-to Montessori tips for dressing your baby.

By |2019-04-18T14:58:52-07:00March 27th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Daily Mom: Starting Montessori Education Young With Montessori Toys From Monti Kids

Becoming a parent comes with a lifelong set of challenges – breast or bottle, cloth or disposable, organic or local - the decisions are endless and can get a bit overwhelming, but the choice for your child’s education doesn’t have to be difficult.

By |2019-03-13T17:27:54-07:00March 13th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

A Message From Our Founder: Happy Birthday, Monti Kids!

This month, Monti Kids turns 2 years old! Actually, before our official launch on March 28, 2017, we spent three years developing our program. When I first had the idea for Monti Kids, I was told by the best safety testing companies and several consultants that it was impossible to achieve.

By |2019-03-15T12:03:48-07:00March 13th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Is This Toy Safe for My Baby? A Safety Checklist for Your Baby’s Environment.

The first priority for any parent when setting up their child’s environment is safety. This ties into the Montessori Method, which recommends setting up an environment for your child that is completely safe or “child-proofed” so that they can explore freely within it and don’t require constant adult intervention that might interrupt their concentration. All Monti Kids materials meet or exceed US safety standards (ASTM & CPSC) for babies 0-3 years old. But for the other toys in your life, use this checklist to make sure they are safe for your little one.

By |2019-02-21T17:25:37-07:00February 12th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

4 Montessori Milestones to Celebrate as Your Baby Develops

Milestones can be reached at any age and are thrilling to observe. Developmental benchmarks often bring to mind walking and talking. At Monti Kids, we like to celebrate those that get less attention and are just as important. Concentration, independence, exploration, and perseverance are habits that can be developed early and lay the foundation for future learning.

By |2019-01-15T14:59:18-07:00December 7th, 2018|Blog, Inside Monti Kids, Montessori Tips|2 Comments